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Iraq-Trained Terrorists Targeting the UK

This should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone:

On Sunday, NBC News obtained a "Threat Analysis" of the London car bombs, written by the New York Police Department, that says: "150 Britons have traveled to fight in Iraq; a number are believed to have returned and formed 'sleeper cells.'"

One of the suspects the British have in custody is an Iraqi:

Sources tell NBC News the other suspects in custody include an Iraqi national and a Lebanese national, and that at least one suspect is still being sought.

And CBS News just reported that the detonators used for the car bombs in the UK are very similar to those that have been used in Iraq.

Our invasion of Iraq has created an ideal terrorist-training ground for Al Qaida and likeminded terror groups. Our troops don't know the territory, don't speak the lingo, can't pick the bad guys out of a crowd, and don't have dependable local allies to help them. And their presence continues to draw in fanatics from around the Middle East and Europe like flies. After surviving Iraq's brutal battlefield, these terrorists will return home to sow their violence and mayhem for years to come.

Who, I wonder, can still seriously believe that the invasion of Iraq has made us safer? I ask this question in all seriousness.


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Comments (3)

marc:

Our invasion of Iraq has created an ideal terrorist-training ground for Al Qaida and likeminded terror groups.

Possibly, but can you explain how that wouldn't happen if Iraq didn't happen.

Would the jihadist-cut-throats just raise hands in unison and scream allah-akbar NO MAS!!!

Not likely, their training camps would just be located in Afghanistan or some other local.

And your point is....?

Who's John Galt?:

Who, I wonder, can still seriously believe that the invasion of Iraq has made us safer?

Hey, I thought Questionable Cause was the logic fallacy du jour yesterday. You just sucked at logic before. Now your in a rut.

Who's John Galt?:

We were safer with Saddam in power.

Pity, huh? You would have really liked him in person.


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